“The Complete Science of Bhakti-Yoga #13”
2468) Whether I know my Guru must be Niskincana! Taught by Srila Prabhupada!
———- Pradyumna: “In the Srimad-Bhagavatam it is also confirmed by Prahlada Maharaja that merely by personal efforts or by the instructions of higher authorities one cannot attain to the stage of devotional service. One must become blessed by the dust of the lotus feet of a pure devotee who is completely freed from the contamination of material desires.”
Prabhupada: Yes. Niskincanam, the devotee, the… You have to select a guru who is niskincana. ——————-